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Re: http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/WD-i18n-html-tech-char-20040509/

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2004 16:40:54 -0500
To: James Y Knight <foom@fuhm.net>
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <1091482854.6407.213.camel@seabright>
Hi James,

Thanks for the heads-up; I'm forwarding your message
to both the i18N folks and the validator team.

 _ Ian

On Mon, 2004-08-02 at 15:29, James Y Knight wrote:
> and probably many other pages as well.
> This page was sent as text/html but uses tags of the form <a name="foo" 
> /> which does not actually close the <a> tag in conforming HTML4 
> user-agents (I'm using safari 1.2.2). This lack of closing, combined 
> with the CSS which specifies "a:active { color: #C00; background: 
> transparent }" means that when you click anywhere in the page, nearly 
> all the text in the page turns red. Oops.
> Additionally, your validator does not appear to catch using the 
> shortcut close method on a non-EMPTY element in a text/html XHTML 1.0 
> document. Perhaps it should be updated to handle that class of error?
> James
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